2013 News Releases

Hogmanay 2013BBC to screen Inverness Hogmanay highlight.

The Highland Council has revealed that Inverness has been chosen by BBC Scotland to sing Auld Lang Syne to the nation at The Red Hot Highland Fling Hogmanay Party.

Thurso High School damage

A large section of Thurso High School roof has been blown off with the high winds.

Highland Council winter road condition reports for Christmas Eve - Update 2

TEC Services report a fallen tree at Hunting Hill, Tain.

Strong winds force suspension of Corran Ferry service

Strong prevailing winds from the south-west have forced suspension of the Corran Ferry service, which operates between Nether Lochaber and Ardgour on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula.

Highland Council Winter Roads Report Christmas Eve - Update 1

More fallen trees on Highland roads.

Police in Highlands and Islands offer safety and travel advice in respect of severe weather

Police Scotland Highland and Islands Division are offering safety advice for those travelling inthe region during the current spell of inclement weather.

Highland Council winter road condition reports for Christmas Eve

Road condition and gritting treatment reports by TEC Services for Christmas Eve.

Highland educators Lead On

Around 55 staff in The Highland Council’s Education, Culture and Sport Service have recently completed a training programme aimed at encouraging generic leadership skills.

Council steps up security at Council HQ

The Highland Council is to step up security at its Inverness headquarters as the result of a recent break-in.

Renewable energy projects at the forefront of Planning case work

2013 has seen the Council receive its largest number of major pre-application enquiries in connection with renewable energy projects.